Alison Kuller is a practicing bookbinder and book conservator who began her studies at the North Bennet Street School in Boston. She has worked in several libraries and conservation labs over the years, including those at Widener Library, Harvard University, and the renowned Northeast Document Conservation Center in Andover, MA. She has treated books and manuscripts from the 16th Century through the present, frequently designing and building enclosures to house them. Since her return to the mid-coast area, she binds books, photograph collections and corporate reports and continues her work in book conservation, box making, and teaching. Currently, Alison is researching unusual bindings under a grant from the Maine Arts Commission.